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Incident Details

Date
2012-03-06
Location
Revelstoke
Location Description
Out of bounds skiing Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Approximately 900m East of the ski area boundary (Top of Revelation gondola).
Province
BC
Mountain Range
Selkirk Mtn Range
Coordinates
0 0
Elevation
1600m
Activity
Out-of-bounds Skiing
Involvement
4
Injury
0
Fatality
0
Description
Slab was skier triggered (on approximately the 9th run on the slope) Skier who triggered the avalanche was carried 50m & partially buried with 3 other group members buried. 3 people were outside of the slide path & not buried. One person required assistance, while others caught in the slide were able to self rescue.
Date/time Size Type Trigger Elevation Aspect Slab width Slab thickness
2012-03-06 14:00 2 S S 1600 nw 35m 100cm
Present Temp Max Temp Min Temp 24hr Trend Wind Speed Wind Direction Sky Condition Precipitation Type & Intensity
- - - Rising M NW SCT None
Weather comment
Snowpack 24hr Snow Storm Snow Storm Date
- 10 70 -
Snowpack comment
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